Together with our Sinfonietta and soprano Berit Norbakken he will present a programme by the composers Niels Rosing-Schow, Edison Denisov, Li-Ying Wu and Kaija Saariaho.
is one of Scandinavias leading sopranos. She mainly performs as a concert singer and can be heard regularly with leading orchestras around the world. She has a PhD in the spesial singing technique Kulning.
is an impassioned promoter of new works and rare music and has given 700 world premieres. Thorel’s unconventional interpretations of both contemporary and classical music have delighted many music critics in France and abroad. Jean Thorel is regularly invited to guest conduct at major festivals of contemporary music and has conducted concerts with leading orchestras and contemporary music ensembles around the globe. He also has an extensive recording catalogue with over 30 CDs and DVDs.